Quick Guide to Current Monarchs, Heirs, Lines of Successions and Official Websites

Types of Laws of Succession

Bahrain

Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Belgium

Philippe, King of the Belgians; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Bhutan

Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Dragon King of the Kingdom of Bhutan; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Brunei

Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Cambodia

Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia; Photo Credit- Wikipedia

Denmark

Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Japan

Akihito, Emperor of Japan; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Jordan

Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Kuwait

Sheikh Sabah IV Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Lesotho

King Letsie III of Lesotho

Liechtenstein

Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Luxembourg

Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Malaysia

Mohammed Faris Petra, the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, and 29th Sultan of Kelantan; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Monaco

Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Morocco

Mohammed VI, King of Morocco; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Netherlands

Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Norway

Harald V, King of Norway; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Oman

Qaboos bin Said Al Said, Sultan of Oman; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Qatar

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Saudi Arabia

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Spain

King Felipe VI of Spain; Photo Credit – www.bbc.com

Swaziland

Mswati III, King of Swaziland; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Sweden

Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Thailand

King Maha Vajiralongkorn; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

Tonga

Tupou VI, King of Tonga; Photo Credit – Wikipedia

United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates Federal Supreme Council; Photo Credit – http://uaecabinet.ae/en/federal-supreme-council

  • The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates. Each emirate is governed by a hereditary emir who jointly form the Supreme Council, the highest legislative and executive body in the country. One of the emirs is selected as the President of the United Arab Emirates.
  • Current emirs of the seven emirates and members of the Supreme Council:

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, Emir of Abu Dhabi
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Emir of Dubai
Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al-Qasimi, Emir of Sharjah
Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Emir of Ajman
Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Emir of Fujairah
Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Emir of Umm al-Quwain
Sheikh Saud bin Saqr al Qasimi, Emir of Ras al-Khaimah

United Kingdom

Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom; Photo Credit – Wikipedia